A bone spur is a growth of extra bone. It typically develops where two or more bones meet. These bony projections form as the body tries to repair itself. Bone spurs can feel like a hard lump or bump underneath the skin.
Custom orthotics are specially made devices designed to support and comfort the feet, ankles and legs.
Achilles tendinosis is a common problem of the Achilles tendon. Unfortunately, many patients and doctors alike confuse the term Achilles tendonitis with Achilles tendinosis. Achilles tendinosis is a chronic problem that is characterized by microscopic tears of the Achilles tendon.
Whether you’re a professional football player gearing up to win the championship title this Sunday, or just a fan planning a pick-up game during halftime, you should be aware of common foot and ankle injuries seen in football.
Wearing a cast or ankle support for three weeks may be no worse than the usual six weeks for healing ankle fractures, suggest the findings of a randomized controlled trial.